Posts Tagged: slow fashion

Featured Collection – Mimi Prober FW 17/18

From New York Fashion Week Fall Winter 2017/18 – Mimi Prober’s stunning upcycled and hand made vintage lace collection.

Featured Podcast – Conscious Chatter: By Hand

Kestrel Jenkins talks with designer Amie Cunningham of Thief & Bandit about making things by hand, the process of designing and drawing prints, screenprinting and getting innovative with weaving excess scrap material.

Featured Collection – Plakinger SS17

The Spring Summer 2017 womenswear collection from Plakinger reveals a softer, more bohemian elegance from this German brand. Still with a focus on handmade luxury made in limited quantity.

Featured Item – Irit Dulman

Stunning natural plant printing and dying from the talented Irit Dulman.

Tom of Holland

Tom of Holland’s wonderful website is a delight to slow fashion enthusiasts. His work is firmly embedded in contemplative contemplative tradition with a real focus on traditions of mending, repairing and hand knitting.

Featured Video – Maiyet Hand Block Printing

Maiyet feature the ancient art of hand batik to create several key pieces for the collection. Hand batik from Indonesia is a traditional method a wax dyeing fabric to create intricate patterns using a pen like tool that holds a reservoir of hot wax.

Worn Again

Dana Cohen is the name behind Worn Again, an innovative and design driven collection made from upcycled textiles.

Narrative Made

Narrative Made is a contemporary womenswear brand that partners with artisan communities in the developing world.

Gather&See

Gather&See curate collections from the best in sustainable fashion from around the world, showcasing sustainable fashion in a fresh and innovative way.

Designer Update – Zurita

Zurita’s latest collection continues to challenge the fast fashion system through the production of a collection rooted to territory and steeped in tradition.

Bibi Hanum

Bibi Hanum creates traditional and contemporary clothing using hand woven ikat fabric from master craftsmen in Uzbekistan.

Selene Giorgi

Somewhere between a cocoon and a butterfly, or a cloud and an angel, Selene Giorgi’s exquisite one off creations flutter and float around the body, simultaneously covering and revealing through sheer layers of crushed pure silk organza.

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The Book: Refashioned

Sass Brown showcases the best in cutting edge fashion with upcycled materials

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